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* NestedStory: Creator/HPLovecraft himself investigates an ancient book in the FramingDevice, reading the stories of the three segments as they happen. In one of these stories, the protagonist finds someone's journals and begins to read them, starting an additional flashback storyline.

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* NestedStory: Creator/HPLovecraft himself investigates an ancient book in the FramingDevice, reading the stories of the three segments as they happen. In one of these stories, the protagonist finds someone's journals and begins to read them, starting an additional flashback storyline.
storyline. Another of the stories consists almost entirely of a flashback, with only a very small internal framing device of the story being narrated to a journalist.


* FramingDevice: In the wrap-around segment, H.P. Lovecraft visits an ancient library to read the TomeOfEldritchLore which contains the stories of the other segments.

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* FramingDevice: In the wrap-around segment, H.P. Lovecraft visits an ancient library to read the TomeOfEldritchLore which contains inspires him to write the stories of the other segments.

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* MurderIntoMalevolence: "The Cold" segment features a journalist being told the story of a young woman named Emily fleeing an abusive home by her daughter. It's revealed that he "daughter" is actually [[spoiler:Emily]], resurrected in the same way as Dr. Madden after being fatally shot by a rival for his affections. She's been coldly (no pun intended) killing people for their spinal fluid in order to [[spoiler:[[SomeoneToRememberHimBy still feel Madden's baby kicking inside her]]]].


* TheButcher: The film (which tries to be an {{anthology}} of Creator/HPLovecraft stuff but [[InNameOnly has very little to do]] with anything he wrote) has an episode that starts with cops tracking a SerialKiller called the Butcher, but then the story gets hijacked by pro-life aliens. Apparently, the story was meant to be an adaptation of ''Literature/TheWhispererInDarkness''.

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* TheButcher: The film (which tries to be an {{anthology}} of Creator/HPLovecraft stuff but [[InNameOnly has very little to do]] with anything he wrote) has an episode that starts with cops tracking a SerialKiller called the Butcher, but then the story gets hijacked by [[FaceFullOfAlienWingWong pro-life aliens.aliens]]. Apparently, the story was meant to be an adaptation of ''Literature/TheWhispererInDarkness''.

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* TheButcher: The film (which tries to be an {{anthology}} of Creator/HPLovecraft stuff but [[InNameOnly has very little to do]] with anything he wrote) has an episode that starts with cops tracking a SerialKiller called the Butcher, but then the story gets hijacked by pro-life aliens. Apparently, the story was meant to be an adaptation of ''Literature/TheWhispererInDarkness''.


''H.P. Lovecraft's Necronomicon'' is a 1993 horror AnthologyFilm. Creator/JeffreyCombs plays Creator/HPLovecraft in the FramingDevice as he visits a mysterious monastery to read an edition of the ''[[TomeOfEldritchLore Necronomicon]]''.

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''H.P. Lovecraft's Necronomicon'' is a 1993 horror AnthologyFilm.AnthologyFilm directed by Creator/BrianYuzna, Christophe Gans, and Shusuke Kaneko. Creator/JeffreyCombs plays Creator/HPLovecraft in the FramingDevice as he visits a mysterious monastery to read an edition of the ''[[TomeOfEldritchLore Necronomicon]]''.

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* FramingDevice: In the wrap-around segment, H.P. Lovecraft visits an ancient library to read the TomeOfEldritchLore which contains the stories of the other segments.

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''H.P. Lovecraft's Necronomicon'' is a 1993 horror AnthologyFilm. Creator/JeffreyCombs plays Creator/HPLovecraft in the FramingDevice as he visits a mysterious monastery to read an edition of the ''[[TomeOfEldritchLore Necronomicon]]''.

"The Drowned" is about a man inheriting a seaside mansion from his late uncle before finding his uncle's journal and discovering the horrors that took place there.

"The Cold" is about a young woman moving into a boarding house where she meets a kindly doctor who has been keeping himself immortal by harvesting other people.

"Whispers" is about a female cop trying to rescue her partner from a killer known as "The Butcher" by tracking him down into the caverns where he hides out.

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* CameBackWrong: One of the stories is about a man who tries to use the book to bring his wife and daughter back. The ritual seem to work at first- however, the souls of his family have become demons and quickly try to consume him.
* CosmicHorrorReveal: Not unexpected for a film loosely based on the works of Lovecraft, but one of the segments starts out as an urban crime story with a cop in pursuit of a SerialKiller who hides out in the sewers to save her kidnapped partner. Then she's dumped inside an ancient cavern and it's revealed [[spoiler:to all be an elaborate trap by two giant alien bats disguised as humans, and she's [[FaceFullOfAlienWingWong impregnated with their kin]].]]
* FaceFullOfAlienWingWong: In the third segment a group of batlike aliens kidnap people so they can use their brains for reproduction. [[spoiler:The female protagonist is told that she has an alien fetus inside her after an AllJustADream fake-out.]]
* HopeSpot: A female cop looking for her kidnapped colleague is lured into an ancient cavern by two bat-people disguised as humans, as their brethren need her brains to procreate. After praying to God for help and promising to turn her life around, [[AllJustADream she wakes up from a coma]] in the hospital with her parents ([[AndYouWereThere who resemble the two people from the cave]]) besides her, who tell her that she's pregnant. [[spoiler:But no, she's still in the cave and she's carrying one of the bat-things inside her.]]
* NestedStory: Creator/HPLovecraft himself investigates an ancient book in the FramingDevice, reading the stories of the three segments as they happen. In one of these stories, the protagonist finds someone's journals and begins to read them, starting an additional flashback storyline.

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